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Early Years Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Are you passionate about providing a nurturing and stimulating learning environment for young children? Do you possess the enthusiasm and dedication to support early years students in their educational journey? Dunbar Education is seeking a compassionate and skilled Early Years Teaching Assistant to join our team in Milton Keynes, making a positive impact on the lives of young learners in local schools.

Position: Early Years Teaching Assistant Location: Milton Keynes

About Dunbar Education: Dunbar Education is a leading education recruitment agency committed to connecting exceptional educators with schools that prioritize early childhood development. We work closely with a variety of educational institutions, providing talented Early Years Teaching Assistants with opportunities to shape the foundation of children's learning experiences.

The Role: As an Early Years Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting the education and well-being of young learners in the early years setting. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting the class teacher in planning and delivering engaging and age-appropriate activities that promote children's social, emotional, and cognitive development.
  • Providing one-on-one or small group support to children who may need additional help in certain areas of their learning journey.
  • Creating a warm and welcoming environment that encourages curiosity, creativity, and exploration among early years students.
  • Monitoring and recording children's progress, providing feedback to the teacher and parents/guardians as necessary.
  • Supporting the development of essential life skills, including communication, cooperation, and problem-solving.


  • Previous experience working as an Early Years Teaching Assistant or in a similar role is advantageous, but a genuine passion for early childhood development is essential.
  • An understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum and the ability to apply it effectively in the classroom.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to engage with young children in a patient and supportive manner.
  • Creativity and a proactive approach to fostering a stimulating learning environment.
  • Relevant qualifications or training related to early childhood education are beneficial but not mandatory.


  • Competitive pay rates based on experience and qualifications.
  • Opportunity to contribute to the vital early stages of children's learning and development.
  • Professional development opportunities to enhance your skills in early years education.
  • The chance to work in diverse and inclusive educational settings, enriching your professional experience.

How to Apply: If you are a dedicated and compassionate individual with a passion for early childhood education, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV.

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